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TN49 Chris Collins on Chukotka and Spoon-billed Sandpipers

A conversation with Chris Collins, a highly-experienced guide with Heritage Expeditions, the New Zealand-based ecotourism company that became a Species Champion for the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper in August last year. Chris has just (literally just) returned from Chukotka, north-eastern Russia, as part of a large team of aviculturalists, scientists, and birders who are involved in a remarkable project to discover new breeding populations of this iconic and rapidly declining shorebird and to develop a captive conservation breeding programme in the UK.

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